Vineeth in 2008
23 August 1969
Thalassery, Kannur, Kerala, India
|Years active||1985 – Present|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Spouse(s)||Priscilla Menon (2004 – Present)|
|Parent(s)||K. T. Radhakrishnan
P. K. Shanthakumari
Vineeth (born on 23 August 1969) is an Indian film actor and classical dancer known for his works predominantly in Malayalam cinema and Tamil cinema. He was also starred in few Telugu, Kannada and Bollywood films.
Vineeth is the nephew of the famous Travancore sisters. Of them, apparently, Padmini and Ragini imposed on his parents to send him to dancing school. Vineeth is also a cousin of the film actress Shobhana, Krishna and relative of actress Sukumari and Ambika Sukumaran.
He caught the public eye by winning several prizes in the Bharatanatyam dance form while studying in school including winning the first prize at the Kerala State Youth festival for four years in a row and winning the top prize of 'Kalaprathibha'.
Vineeth entered the film industry with the I. V. Sasi film Edanilagal in 1985. It was, however, with his second film Nakhakshathangal in 1986 that he caught the public eye in films. His dancing skills were prominently displayed in several films as well.
He has acted in several well received films, since, in all the South Indian languages. In spite of his success in films, he still considers dance as his first love and is undergoing advanced training in Bharatanatyam and participates in several dance programs all over the world as well as the Surya Dance Festival.
He is born to K. T. Radhakrishnan and Dr P. K. Shanthakumari on August 23, 1969 at Thalassery, Kannur. He has a sister, Dr Kavitha Dinesh.
|1986||Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal||Antony||Malayalam|
|1986||Idanazhiyil Oru Kaalocha||Ananth||Malayalam|
|1988||Oru Muthassi Katha||Chanthu||Malayalam|
|1990||Aaram Wardil Aabhayantra Kahalam||Malayalam|
|1992||Sargam||Haridas||Malayalam||Kerala State Film Critics Association Second Best Actor Award)|
|1992||Kamaladalam||Somashekharanunni (Malavika's lover)||Malayalam|
|1992||Daivathinte Vikrithikal||Son of Landlord||Malayalam||Kerala State Film Critics Association Second Best Actor Award|
|1992||Aavarampoo||Sakkarai||Tamil||Best New Face Awarded from the Film Fan’s Association in Tamil Nadu|
|1993||Kanyakumariyil Oru Kavitha||Vishnu||Malayalam|
|1994||Daivathinte Vikrithikal||Landlord's son||Malayalam|
|1995||Thacholi Varghese Chekavar||Shyam||Malayalam|
|1995||Highway (1995)||Vinod Menon||Malayalam|
|1996||Kala Pani||G S Sethu||Malayalam||Dubbed in Tamil as Sirai Chaalai|
|1997||Daud: Fun on the Run||Inspector Sri||Hindi|
|1998||W/o V. Vara Prasad||Varaprasad||Telugu|
|1998||Kanasalu Neene Manasalu Neene||Kannada|
|2000||Darling Darling||Subash Chandra Bose/ Kochu Kurup / Aniyankutty (fake identity)||Malayalam|
|2002||Bokshu the Myth||English|
|2004||Perumazhakkalam||Raghu Rama Iyer||Malayalam||Guest Appearance|
|2005||Alice in Wonderland||Victor Joseph||Malayalam|
|2007||Bhool Bhulaiyaa||Sharad Pradhan/Shashidhar||Hindi|
|2009||2 Harihar Nagar||Shyam sundhar||Malayalam|
|2011||Queens! Destiny of Dance||Mukta||Hindi|
|2013||Breaking News Live||Deepak||Malayalam|
|2015||100 Days of Love||S.P.Pillai||Malayalam|
- Vineeth's Birth Data. Celebrities-galore.com (1964-08-23). Retrieved on 2012-02-26.
- Former Students. St Joseph's Higher Secondary School, Thalassery
- Rediff On The Net, Movies: Winning, vulnerable Vineeth. Rediff.com (1997-10-16). Retrieved on 2012-02-26.
- Top 100 Handsome Indian Men – Vineeth. Webindia123.com. Retrieved on 2012-02-26.
- Success, at last!. The Hindu (2003-10-13). Retrieved on 2012-02-26.
- Vineeth ties nuptial knot[dead link]
- Priscilla Menon: ZoomInfo Business People Information. Zoominfo.com. Retrieved on 2012-02-26.
- VM Sathish. "Mammotty, Kavya Madhavan bag Asiavision awards". Emirates 24-7.
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- Vineeth in Pudhiya Mugam Tamil Mp3 Listen And Download
- Vineeth R at the Internet Movie Database
- Official Website http://www.actorvineeth.com
- Facebook Fan Page https://www.facebook.com/actor.dancer.vineeth
- Vineeth at MSI
- Success, at last! http://www.hindu.com/mp/2003/10/13/stories/2003101301750200.htm
- Winning, vulnerable Vineeth – http://www.rediff.com/entertai/oct/16vin.htm
- Actor and dancer Vineeth goes to Bollywood http://content.msn.co.in/Entertainment/SouthCinema/SCGalatta.com_100807_0858.htm
- Former students: http://stjosephshss.info/fstudents.htm
- Top 100 handsome men: http://www.webindia123.com/personality/men/vineeth/vineeth.html
- Interview with Vineeth: http://varnachitram.com/2006/11/08/interview-with-vineeth/
- Vineeth ties nuptial knot: http://movies.indiainfo.com/telugu/movienews/morenews167.html